buffalo grass

noun

Definition of buffalo grass

: a low-growing perennial grass (Buchloë dactyloides) native to the Great Plains that has curly grayish-green leaves also : grama

Examples of buffalo grass in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web About 90% of SoCal lawns are planted with deep-green fescue grass, Baird says, but warm-season grasses such as Bermuda or buffalo grass need about 20% less water to stay green in hot, dry conditions. Los Angeles Times, 11 Jan. 2022 Meantime, attention surrounding the skirmish provided the Sioux with foundation backing to develop a wind farm in Porcupine Hills, an area of scrub oak and buffalo grass with cattle ranches. The Salt Lake Tribune, 26 June 2021 Meantime, attention surrounding the skirmish provided the Sioux with foundation backing to develop a wind farm in Porcupine Hills, an area of scrub oak and buffalo grass with cattle ranches. Matthew Brown And Felicia Fonseca, The Christian Science Monitor, 25 June 2021 Meantime, attention surrounding the skirmish provided the Sioux with foundation backing to develop a wind farm in Porcupine Hills, an area of scrub oak and buffalo grass with cattle ranches. The Salt Lake Tribune, 26 June 2021 Meantime, attention surrounding the skirmish provided the Sioux with foundation backing to develop a wind farm in Porcupine Hills, an area of scrub oak and buffalo grass with cattle ranches. Matthew Brown And Felicia Fonseca, The Christian Science Monitor, 25 June 2021 Meantime, attention surrounding the skirmish provided the Sioux with foundation backing to develop a wind farm in Porcupine Hills, an area of scrub oak and buffalo grass with cattle ranches. The Salt Lake Tribune, 26 June 2021 Meantime, attention surrounding the skirmish provided the Sioux with foundation backing to develop a wind farm in Porcupine Hills, an area of scrub oak and buffalo grass with cattle ranches. Matthew Brown And Felicia Fonseca, The Christian Science Monitor, 25 June 2021 There's an old saying, attributed to the Sioux: A people without history is like wind on the buffalo grass. Timothy Egan New York Times, Star Tribune, 28 June 2021 See More

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First Known Use of buffalo grass

1784, in the meaning defined above

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“Buffalo grass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/buffalo%20grass. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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